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BY MARCY SHORTUSE AND LEW HASTINGS – It’s springtime in Boca Grande and that means tarpon season is rapidly approach…

Native Now to host World Water Day Sunday, ‘Reflections’ discussion on Monday

BY MARCY SHORTUSE – Water. Every living thing needs it to survive. Almost 97 percent of the Earth’s water can be found in…

Guest editorial: GICIA offers guided walks in private areas

Does the idea of a guided tour through a quiet, beautiful restored parcel of GICIA Land Conservancy Property sound nice? …

Legal questions about weight limits still unsettled

BY JACK SHORT – After a charged town-hall-style meeting during whi…

Who’s the new property owner in town? Questions abound regarding proposed Park Avenue restaurant

BY JACK SHORT – Representatives of the owners of two parcels of do…

County narrows Gilchrist parking proposals to three, expects to present to commissioners in April

BY MARCY SHORTUSE – We’ve reported this before, but now it looks like it may come true: Lee County Commissioners seem to …

OBGBBC looking for a new book nomination

Help choose the book that the whole island will read! One Big Grande Boca Book Club, a joint project of the Johann Fust L…

Profile: Peter Roberts

BY JACK SHORT – Peter Roberts has a small town sensibility, tempered by southern hospitality. There’s also some Texan …

The Bike Parade is next Saturday

Next Saturday, March 21, the morning air will be filled with the sweet smells of flowers, the birds will be singing, and …

Native Now to give ‘Reflections’ presentation March 23

On Monday, March 23, Lew Hastings, founder of the Native Now Foundation (and also our executive director at the Boca Gran…